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ROSS D. THOMSON

Associate Professor
Economics
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-0182
Email Address:Ross.Thomson@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:economic history; history of economic thought; technological change
Biography:Ross Thomson teaches courses on microeconomics, technological change, and capitalism and human welfare. He directs the Integrated Social Sciences Program, an interdisciplinary seminar program for first-year students interested in social problems and social change. Among his research interests are economic history and technological change. He is completing a book on the origins of ongoing technological change in the United States before the Civil War.